How to Recover Saved Passwords in SuperPuTTY

How to Recover Saved Passwords in SuperPuTTY

This research article exposes the password secrets of SuperPuTTY – one of the popular FTP clients. It shows all interesting details including where all your FTP passwords are stored, how it is stored and how to recover it automatically.

SuperPuTTY Password Secrets

SuperPuTTY stores all the FTP server connection details at following location


This “sessions.xml” file contains list of all the configured FTP site entries. Here is the sample of FTP site data,

< SessionData SessionId="Xenarmor" SessionName="Xenarmor" ImageKey="computer" Host="" Port="22" Proto="SSH" PuttySession="Default Settings" Username="xenuser" ExtraArgs="-pw pass123" />

Here “Host”, “Username” & “ExtraArgs” fields refer to FTP server, username & password respectively.

Password is stored in clear text in ExtraArgs parameter if user has specified the same during FTP connection to site.

How to Recover SuperPuTTY Passwords Automatically

Here is simple way to recover all your SuperPuTTY FTP passwords without worrying about where it is stored and how to decrypt it.

You can use our FTP Password Recovery Pro software to instantly & easily recover all your saved FTP login passwords from SuperPuTTY as shown in video below,

Here are the simple steps to recover all your saved passwords,

  • Step 1: Download & Install FTP Password Recovery Pro from here
  • Step 2: Next launch the software on your computer
  • Step 3: It will automatically discover, decrypt and display all the saved FTP passwords as shown below
It can also recover FTP passwords from custom profile locations, portable FTP clients & external drives

For more details, please refer to Online User Guide


Hope this article has helped you to understand password secrets of SuperPuTTY. Please comment below on what do you think or if you have any queries.



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